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Planning Engineer - Water Project job in Saudi Arabia
Al-Taif, Saudi Arabia
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Planning Engineer - Water Project job in Saudi Arabia
Al-Taif, Saudi Arabia
Salary Range:
0 To 0 SAR /
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Min. Experience:
12 to 13 Years
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Job Description:

Our client a leading regional engineering consultancy requires a site based Planning Engineer for a large water project in Taif, a city 1.5 hours drive form Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

The successful individual will work on a large water project and previous experience of working on this type of project is essential.

Key responsibilities shall include;

  • Review, check and evaluate the Contractor’s time schedule of works.

  • Following the review, recommend, acceptance / rejection of the Contractor’s time schedule to Planning Manager for forwarding the recommendation to the Engineer (PMC) and Client for program acceptance.

  • Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Planning Manager.

  • Coordinate with the Planning Engineers of Client/PMC and the Contractor on all scheduling issues and progress.

  • Prepare weekly, monthly (or any period agreed with the Engineer (PMC) / Client) reports about the status of construction progress.

  • Evaluate, and forecast project progress and performance against the established accepted / amended schedule with critical milestones.

  • Assess the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Inform the Planning Manager (for informing PMC / Client) of any potential delays in the project completion or the milestones.

  • Analyse, assess and participate in discussions about any suggested recovery program by the Contractor to mitigate any delays. 

  • Participate in the assessment and analysis of time related claims by the contractor.


  • Have a Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering related discipline 
  • Have a minimum of 12 years experience in construction planning
  • Have considerable experience in the Water industry 
  • Previous experience in the GCC essential
  • Previous experience in Saudi Arabia advantageous 
  • Experience of relevant planning software such as Primavera required